waterborne parasitic infections of the developed world

William Reeder "wmr-60 at ix.netcom.com" at popd.ix.netcom.com
Thu Jan 22 10:58:53 EST 1998


Jacqueline Boyd wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> I am a fourth year parasitology student at the University of Aberdeen,
> Scotland and am currently writing an essay with the above title.  I was
> just wondering if i was covering all relevant infections if i cover -
> Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia lamblia, Cryptosporidium.  There are
> others i have considered- Balantidium coli etc, bu ti havent found much
> literature regarding their effcts in water supplies within the developed
> world.
> I would be most grateful for any information anyone could give,
> Thanks
> Jackie

There are some excellent resources on the internet:
http://www.acponline.org/journals/annals/01mar96/cryptosp.htm
http://www.cdc.gov.ncidod/diseases/crypto/sources.htm
These two sites talk about cryptosporidium.



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